Senior Manager, Fiscal Policy ISG

Philip Morris International UK

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

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Be a part of a revolutionary change

At PMI, we’ve chosen to do something incredible. We’re transforming our business and building our future on smoke-free products. One clear purpose - to deliver a smoke-free future.

With huge change, comes huge opportunity. So, wherever you join us, you’ll enjoy the freedom to dream up and deliver better, brighter solutions and the space to move your career forward in endlessly different directions.

External Affairs is a team full of fresh opportunities. Our smoke-free transformation is completely changing the way we engage. We have stakeholders to talk to and brave new messages to share. We need talented people who are also excited by our sense of purpose to help expand our advocacy towards legislators, civil society, interested 3rd party stakeholders, think tanks, national governments, and public policymakers.

As our work evolves, there’s space to define your role and satisfy your professional curiosity. You’ll be working within the broader policy team in External Affairs, as well as across functions surrounded and supported by experts in everything from fiscal policy, customs policy, regulatory/product policy, environmental policy, public affairs, economic research, and illicit trade. You’ll be responsible to deliver impact, collaborating closely to Join us and use your policy skills for good: to change the lives of a billion smokers.

We are currently looking for a Senior Manager, Fiscal Policy & ISG to join our global EA Policy team, based in London, UK (Global Studio), and play an active role in the biggest transformation in the history of our company.

In this role, you will responsible to support the development and coordination of PMI’s overall fiscal policy & strategy and the coordination of customs and fiscal input to the Innovation Stage Gate (ISG) process.

Key Activities:
  • Support on the development of a credible and holistic long-term fiscal strategy that enables a rapid and profitable transformation towards smoke-free products, while optimizing combusted products tax systems to support profitability and switching to smoke-free products
  • Analyse in detail new platforms in terms of fiscal, customs and trade standpoint and keep himself at pace of all new smoke-free product platforms from an inception standpoint
  • Participate in all Innovation Stage Gate meetings, provide input to the process from a fiscal and customs standpoint, and feed back in to the fiscal and customs policy directors.
  • Coordinate positions and actions with the Life Sciences, Law, Consumer and Commercial teams
  • Align all positions with the regulatory/product policy team (with regards to classification)
  • Stand as the PMO for fiscal, customs, ITP, trade policy areas – coordinate all meetings, prepare the analysis with a mindset of optimizing spent and raise flags, coordinate with the EA Strategy team on budget and strategy of these areas.
  • Proposing strategies to optimize costs or work on synergies with different departments.

Desired Profile:
  • Bachelor’s or preferably master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business Management, or related fields
  • Related work experience (8 years +)
o Fiscal/Gov/corporate Affairs (market, region, HQ) in in highly regulated products (tobacco & nicotine a plus)
o Experience on the fiscal affairs area a must
o Experience/understanding of business development / commercial (link of portfolio pricing & tax) a plus
o Knowledge of customs issues / excise administration a plus
  • Understanding/experience of the interplay between policy & politics in legislative process.
  • Ability to develop and prepare issue papers, advocacy materials and executive-level presentations that are impactful, comprehensible and bridge policy and politics
  • Ability to analyse issues and develop logical, customer-centric solutions, and distil into a concise, comprehensible, and impactful narrative
  • Good business understanding paired with excellent project management skills
  • Ability to handle complexity and collaboration with numerous cross-functional teams (PBO model)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to engage with external 3rd parties on fiscal affairs policy matters
  • Strong interpersonal & writing skills, analytical skills, agility, resilience, outcome orientation

What we offer
Our success depends on the men and women who come to work every single day with a sense of purpose and an appetite for progress!
Join PMI and you too can:
  • Seize the freedom to define your future and ours. We’ll empower you to experiment and explore.
  • Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.
  • Pursue your ambitions and develop your skills with a global business – our staggering size and scale provides endless opportunities to progress.
  • Take pride in delivering our promise to society: to deliver a smoke-free future.

You’ve got this!